First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of police and detectives among South Dakota metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,870
25th Percentile Wage
$55,500
50th Percentile Wage
$72,190
75th Percentile Wage
$94,180
90th Percentile Wage
$112,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.01
25th Percentile Wage
$26.68
50th Percentile Wage
$34.71
75th Percentile Wage
$45.28
90th Percentile Wage
$54.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.11. The median hourly salary is $34.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.01.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,1909.74%20.97%
201565,1606.14%-
201461,1604.30%-
201358,5302.53%-
201257,050--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in South Dakota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of South Dakota ranges from $63,740 to $85,450. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in South Dakota is Rapid City with a median annual salary of $85,450. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Sioux City (mean annual salary $75,620). The lowest paying area is Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rapid City
$85,450
Sioux City
$75,620
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$64,940
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$63,740



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